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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Sat May 27, 2017, 10:21 PM

2. Indeed. I've always liked the New Colossus.

But...since we now have an insane, sociopathic megalomaniac as our 'president,' here's a poem perhaps more apropos:

I met a traveller from an antique land,
Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed;
And on the pedestal, these words appear:
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”

Because if Trump and the Republican 'rule and ruin' party want to make this land, indeed this world, a desert, they are going about it just right.

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